Travel Blogs from Lethbridge, Canada

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Oh Canada!, Lethbridge, Canada travel blog

Oh Canada!

A travel blog entry by strayerfamily

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... (never did ask why that was there), but the kids thought it was cool.  We headed toward a mid-size town called "Lethbridge".   We stayed at a campground near the middle of the city called Henderson Lake.  The campground was a few ...

A Trip to Southern Alberta, Lethbridge, Canada travel blog

A Trip to Southern Alberta

A travel blog entry by momadunc

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This past week has been one of errands, spring cleaning and puttering.  Today we took another road trip, this time to the Lethbridge area.  Don has had a longtime dream of running a combine on the harvest excursion and has been spending a lot of ...

Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada, Lethbridge, Canada travel blog

Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada

A travel blog entry by nocknock

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... in remote areas where God has not created wireless internet yet. We traveled from Great Falls, Montana, across the Canada border, to Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. In the morning around 8 a.m., Richard, our Tailgunner (the man driving the rig that brings ...

Finals: Loss 3 - 2 Double OT, Sudden Death, Lethbridge, AB, Canada travel blog

Finals: Loss 3 - 2 Double OT, Sudden Death

A travel blog entry by tll-tina

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Holy holy hell. What a game. So a collective "ahhhhh" is probably said as you read we did indeed "lose" this game, but it was amazing. We were down 1-0 until 47 seconds left in the second (and last) period when Tina flipped the ball in off a beautiful ...

Getting Ready for Departure, Welling, Canada travel blog

Getting Ready for Departure

A travel blog entry by momadunc

... was one of his dreams - now he will do so starting in Oklahoma and work north back into Alberta.  Our trip to Lethbridge and excursion into the fields, where they were finishing spring planting and we met Ben, paid off. In preparation for the ...

Short Update, Welling, Canada travel blog

Short Update

A travel blog entry by momadunc

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Still 'just' managing!  I go for more x-rays on monday.  Finally spotted the doe and two fawns that others had noted in the field.  Facebook has been a boredom prevention tool this week.  Computer is working much better.  Today ...

Game 1 - Loss 1-0     boooooo....., Lethbridge, Canada travel blog

Game 1 - Loss 1-0 boooooo.....

A travel blog entry by tll-tina

NWT vs Saskatchewan 0 -- 1 Well....the "game one jitters" are definitely gone.....honestly, I think that they literally got knocked outta the team. Really does bring the concept of full body contact to a whole new level.....seriously, I grew up ...

Game 2 - WIN 2-1...YAH Baby!!, Lethbridge, Canada travel blog

Game 2 - WIN 2-1...YAH Baby!!

A travel blog entry by tll-tina

NWT vs Manitoba 2 -- 1 PYLONS!! They were pylons, I swear!! This was an awesome game! We played hard and walked around them all over the ice.....we played a little harder than we needed to (play smart, not hard) but overall a phenomenal game ...

17 days and counting, Lethbridge, Canada travel blog

17 days and counting

A travel blog entry by pilgrimsjourney

So I leave in 17 days! The countdown is on. It is a pretty intimidating thought that I am actually going to leave for 4 months. Once again I have changed my plans a lot. I contacted Iris Global in Thailand; that did not end up working out, so I decided ...

Game 3 - WIN  3-0, Lethbridge, Canada travel blog

Game 3 - WIN 3-0

A travel blog entry by tll-tina

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NWT vs Lethbridge 3 -- 0 OH YA...alright, I know I said the other games were awesome....but this was by far our best game of the round-robin....controlled, smart play out there on every shift. Everyone was moving out on the ice, great ...

Semi's: WIN 4 - 1 NWT vs Manitoba, Lethbridge, Canada travel blog

Semi's: WIN 4 - 1 NWT vs Manitoba

A travel blog entry by tll-tina

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Saaaaawwwwwwweeeeeeeeeeet! Goin' for gold baby! Today was one fine fine day where we basically just continued to play exactly like our previous game. We're all so pumped, and tomorrow at 1 we go for gold. NWT hasn't reached gold since 1990... 15 ...

Yeeha!, Lethbridge, Canada travel blog

Yeeha!

A travel blog entry by malbet

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... glad we didn't. Today, we felt privileged to be able to share the Chinook Association Rodeo that took place this afternoon in Lethbridge. This was rodeo for real, not that Calgary isn't, but this was guys, girls and kids competing just like they do all ...

The Beginning, Lethbridge, Canada travel blog

The Beginning

A travel blog entry by pilgrimsjourney

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To say that this is the beginning is a bit of a misnomer. The beginning of this trip can be traced far back, so far back in fact it is impossible to say when. Maybe the day that I was born? But the official planning for my trip has started… I ...

On the Road Again, Welling, Canada travel blog

On the Road Again

A travel blog entry by momadunc

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Friday was clean-up day and this machine clean-up was particularly intensive as not a trace of dust can be emitted if the customs people at the border ask for the machine to be started.  They use both high pressure air and washers to do the ...

Gathering the People and Equipment, Welling, Canada travel blog

Gathering the People and Equipment

A travel blog entry by momadunc

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We arrived at the trucking firm main office in Lethbridge by mid-afternoon and got our instructions for finalizing Don's visa and parking for the night.  We will be crossing at Del Bonita, a small border crossing south of the farm.  ...

AHHH, I leave TOMORROW!, Lethbridge, Canada travel blog

AHHH, I leave TOMORROW!

A travel blog entry by pilgrimsjourney

So I leave tomorrow morning! I can't believe that this trip has come upon me so fast! I am quite excited, but also a little bit nervous. But I'm just going to go and see what comes. I am so thankful for all the friends and family around me that have ...

Visitors from the East, Welling, Canada travel blog

Visitors from the East

A travel blog entry by momadunc

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Yesterday we were thrilled to have Brian and Rose Sarsfield from Carleton Place, ON drop by and spend the night dry camping beside us.  A family wedding here at the farm gave Don the day off today, so we did a short tour of the area last night ...

Alberta, Lethbridge, Canada travel blog

Alberta

A travel blog entry by lesurfr

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... a lovely town in the heart of the moutains.  It felt like Christmas even though it was August. The area around Lethbridge where Donna lives is made up of vast yellow cornfields, straight long roads, wind farms and rattlesnakes!  The contrast ...

Visitors from Calgary, Welling, Canada travel blog

Visitors from Calgary

A travel blog entry by momadunc

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... evening and Lisa couldn't leave until she rode on Monday.  Sunday was spent in errands and another viewing of the Lethbridge Bridge which celebrated it's birthday this weekend.   Dave couldn't leave without 'fixing' our computer.  So far, ...

Alberta, Lethbridge, Canada travel blog

Alberta

A travel blog entry by lesurfr

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Writing on Stone National Park, Alberta ...

Finally the road trip starts, Lethbridge, Canada travel blog

Finally the road trip starts

A travel blog entry by daslink

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... and various other odds and sods. I also managed to get a few sights in during the day, like the coolies and the "bridge" at Lethbridge.           Apart from that there wasn't much else to the town I saw, so I ...

Going to Calgary to catch plane, Lethbridge, Canada travel blog

Going to Calgary to catch plane

A travel blog entry by gizenadoption

Be flying out this afternoon from ...

Back to Harvesting, Welling, Canada travel blog

Back to Harvesting

A travel blog entry by momadunc

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By early afternoon today the landscape in the vicinity of the the motor home changed dramatically.  After several days of repairs and replacment of parts (Don spent 2-3 days doing nothing but replacing knives on headers), the ...

Wow!  Great Campground!, Welling, Canada travel blog

Wow! Great Campground!

A travel blog entry by momadunc

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We are settled into our new home behind the bunkhouse on a farm south of Lethbridge and enjoyed a great bacon and eggs breakfast on the edge of a wheat field overlooking Alberta prairie in one direction and the Rockies in another!  This was a lazy ...

Curtailed Activities, Welling, Canada travel blog

Curtailed Activities

A travel blog entry by momadunc

Tuesday, I headed into Lethbridge to connect with Donna Brown, a friend from Almonte.  She was in the west to visit her Mom and during her visit found herself involved in helping her Mother get the house ready for sale in preparation for a move into ...

The Reestablished Plan, Lethbridge, Canada travel blog

The Reestablished Plan

A travel blog entry by pilgrimsjourney

... , I haven't heard back from them yet. In the Philippines I am hoping to join a ministry group that is traveling from Lethbridge and go to New Hope for Asia as well as Philippine Frontline ministries. They are involved in helping rehabilitate children from ...

Getting Ready to Go, Lethbridge, Canada travel blog

Getting Ready to Go

A travel blog entry by genki-drifters

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Today is Erika's last day at work and I am here at home setting up our blog for a trip. I think we are both feeling excitement and uncertainty.....and the fact that we are really going has not fully sunk in yet. ...

Checking out Railways Again, Welling, Canada travel blog

Checking out Railways Again

A travel blog entry by momadunc

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... ;afternoon, on our way to get some groceries, we checked out the longest trestle bridge in the world, spanning Oldman river here in Lethbridge.  Shopping is about 22 km away, and once supplies get low, it means a trip into Lethbridge.  We viewed ...

The mountains and beyond, Lethbridge, Canada travel blog

The mountains and beyond

A travel blog entry by peteindira

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... trip.  The mountains got the better of us though.  The weather didn't get horrible, but the conditions started getting sketchy for summer tires making driving hard work. Lethbridge is where we ended up.  It's not a place worth talking ...

Drive to Lethbridge, AB, Lethbridge, Canada travel blog

Drive to Lethbridge, AB

A travel blog entry by ranlo

On the exit to Lethbridge, there was road work and asphalt got all over the side of the RV.  Two different people in the campground brought over something to clean it off: Goo-Gone and Gel-Gloss (both worked).  The Gel-Gloss also waxed ...

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